Donohue, Xie earn medalist honors at TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier

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Max Donohue of Sioux Falls, S.D., recorded a 67 and claimed medalist honors Sunday at the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier for the AJGA Nebraska Junior at Quarry Oaks. In the Girls Division, Michelle Xie of Palo Alto, Calif., medaled after shooting 72 at Quarry Oaks.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier for the AJGA Nebraska Junior at Quarry Oaks was an 18-hole stroke play event held at Quarry Oaks. The tournament field featured 68 boys and 16 girls, ages 12-18, from 16 states. The Boys Division played the par-71 course at 6,795 yards, while the Girls Division played the course at 6,045 yards. TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifiers give juniors an opportunity to “play their way in” to coinciding AJGA Open tournaments or earn Performance Stars for a future event. The TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier Series offers opportunities for AJGA juniors at approximately 50 AJGA Open events.

Donohue earned Boys Division medalist honors and qualified by carding a 67. Also qualifying for the AJGA Nebraska Junior at Quarry Oaks were Clayton Peterson of Lincoln, Neb., Keevan Statz of Lincoln, Neb., Matt Barry of Parkville, Mo., Robert Mahaffey of Rogersville, Mo., Cale Benson of Grand Island, Neb., Alexander Moorman of Centerville, Iowa, Ty Kennedy of Grand Forks, N.D., and Tom Vining of Sioux Falls, S.D.

In the Girls Division, Xie medaled and qualified for the tournament after shooting 72. Also qualifying were Sydney Bormann of Parkston, S.D., and Kathleen Marsh of Fargo, N.D.

The AJGA Nebraska Junior at Quarry Oaks will begin Tuesday with first-round tee times running from 7:30—9:30 a.m. off the Nos. 1 and 10 tees at Quarry Oaks. For more information, please contact Tournament Director Adam Rogers at (770) 825-1001 or visit ajga.org.

Summary of players who qualified and advanced to the AJGA Nebraska Junior at Quarry Oaks

ASHLAND, Neb. — TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier results from the AJGA Nebraska Junior at Quarry Oaks conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Quarry Oaks
Boys Par: 35-36–71. Yardage: 6795. Rating: 73.7. Slope: 137
Girls Par: 35-36–71. Yardage: 6045. Rating: 74.7. Slope: 140

Boys Division 

Max Donohue, Sioux Falls, S.D. (2014)     34-33–67     -4
Ty Kennedy, Grand Forks, N.D. (2013)     34-37–71     0
Alexander Moorman, Centerville, Iowa (2015)     37-35–72     1
Tom Vining, Sioux Falls, S.D. (2015)     36-36–72     1
Keevan Statz, Lincoln, Neb. (2013)     37-36–73     2
Matt Barry, Parkville, Mo. (2013)     35-40–75     4
Robert Mahaffey, Rogersville, Mo. (2014)     37-38–75     4
Cale Benson, Grand Island, Neb. (2012)     39-37–76     5
Clayton Peterson, Lincoln, Neb. (2014)     37-39–76     5

Girls Division 

Sydney Bormann, Parkston, S.D. (2016)     42-42–84     13
Kathleen Marsh, Fargo, N.D. (2014)     39-45–84     13